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Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety
Minister of State for Disaster Management
Minister of State for Ocean Policy

Jun MATSUMOTO

Date of Birth: April 11, 1950
Place of Birth: Kanagawa Prefecture
Member of the House of Representatives(Elected 6 times)
Constituency: Kanagawa Prefecture No. 1

Education

Mar. 1974 Graduated from the School of Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

Career

Apr.2017 National Public Safety Commission Chairman
Minister in Charge of Territorial Issues and National Land Strengthening
State Minister in Charge of Consumer Affairs, Food Safety, Disaster Management and Ocean Policy
(The 3rd ABE Cabinet)
Aug.2016 National Public Safety Commission Chairman
Minister in Charge of Ocean Policy, Territorial Issues and National Land Strengthening
State Minister in Charge of Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Disaster Management
(The 3rd ABE Cabinet)
Dec.2015 Served as Manager, Headquarters for Studying the Past to Think about the Future, LDP
Nov.2015 Served as Deputy Head, Headquarters for North Korean Abductions, LDP
Served as Deputy Chairman, Research Commission on Employment Issues, LDP
Oct.2015 Served as Chief Deputy Head, Headquarters for Promoting Dynamic Engagement of All Citizens, LDP
Served as Deputy Head, Headquarters for TPP, LDP
Served as Acting Chairman, Policy Research Council, LDP
Served as Chief Deputy Secretary-General, LDP
Feb.2015 Served as a Member of Commission on the Monitoring and Evaluation of Information for the House of Representatives
Sep.2014 Served as Acting Chairman, Policy Research Council, LDP
Served as Deputy Secretary-General, LDP
Oct.2013 Served as Deputy Chairman, Policy Research Council, LDP
Served as Chief Deputy Chairman, Diet Affairs Committee, LDP
Dec.2012 Served as Chairman, Health, Labor and Welfare Committee for the House of Representatives
Nov.2012 Served as Chief Director of the Opposition, Health, Labor and Welfare Committee for the House of Representatives
Oct.2009 Served as Deputy Secretary-General, LDP
Sep.2008 Served as Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
Jun.2007 Served as Chairman, LDP
Yokohama City District Branch
Sep.2006 Served as Deputy Secretary-General, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
Nov.2005 Served as Director, Operating Committee for the House of Representatives
Nov.2003 Served as Parliamentary Secretary for Public Management
Oct.1996 First entered the Diet by winning a seat in the 41st House of Representatives election
Jun.1990 Elected as a Member of the Yokohama City Council (By-election for Naka Ward, Yokohama City)
Jan.1978 Joined Matsumoto Pharmacy, Ltd.
Apr.1974 Joined SSP Co., Ltd.

Personal Motto

"Ordinarily in shade, but if required one should get a tough task to people's surprise." and "Do what you should do after soul-searching."

Hobby

Golf and light music (Jazz bass)

Family

Wife, three sons and mother

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